Space Shuttle Flight 48 (STS-50) Post Flight Presentation
CNN Coverage of The Launch of STS-50
STS-50 Columbia - 47th Space Shuttle Landing
Main mission objective was the deployment of Spacelab reusable laboratory. The crew completed 31 microgravity experiments in five basic areas: fluid dynamics, crystal growth, combustion science, biological science, and technology demonstration. The crystal growth experiment resulted in longest period of protein crystal growth in Space Shuttle program.